On January 20th, 2009, BarackObama became the 44th President of the United States of America. He is the first African-American to be president of one of the most powerful countries in the world.
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President BarackObama’s visit to Russia, which was agreed upon last summer, will not take place after all. The two sides are unlikely to reach an agreement on arms reductions by that time, according to sources at the U.S. Department of State. Still, Washington has not given up on attempts to break the deadlock in its relations with Moscow.
On March 20, the U.S. President BarackObama begins his Middle East tour which includes Israel, Palestine and Jordan – his first trip to the three states since he was elected President in 2008. Several days prior to the voyage, Obama, in an interview with an Israeli TV channel, stated that it would take Iran
Barack Hussein Obama, 51, the 44th President of the United States, made history becoming the first president of Afro-American origin, initiating the policy of withdrawal of American troops from Iraq and Afghanistan and embracing the policy of total support for gay rights. However, from a Russian perspective, his trajectory in power was one of descent, with great hopes slowly replaced by a rather lukewarm “lesser of two evils” view.
A peaceful settlement to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is possible only if two states are established within the 1967 borders, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said at a joint news conference with US President BarackObama in Ramallah, West Bank.
As reported by The Washington Post, Susan E. Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has emerged as the front-runner to succeed Thomas E. Donilon as President Obama’s national security adviser. The job would place her at the nexus of foreign-policy decision making and allow her to rival the influence of Secretary of State John F. Kerry in shaping the president’s foreign policy. Her appointment may probably take place sometime after the United States assumes the rotating presidency of the U.N. Security Council in July this year.